The importance of vector abundance and seasonality
The objective of this document is to assess the degree to which estimates of vector abundance and seasonality, for each vector group, can be used to inform assessments of epidemiological concepts.
External quality assessment of laboratory performance – European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net), 2017
This report provides an analysis of the external quality assessment (EQA) performance of laboratories participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) in 2017.
Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report, November 2018
This monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for the period 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018.
Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 November 2018, Week 45
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 5-11 November 2018 and includes updates on Middle East respiratory syndrome Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), measles, influenza, influenza A(H5N6), West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease, dengue and malaria.
Rapid risk assessment: Multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis
This rapid risk assessment addresses the public health risk associated with a previously unrecognised international spread of near pandrug-resistant strains of S. epidermidis as a cause of infection in several countries including EU Member States.
Communicable disease threats report, 28 October-3 November 2018, Week 44
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period from 28 October - 3 November and includes updates on West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease and influenza.
Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, September 2018
This is the eighth, and final, report of the 2017–18 influenza season. As of week 39/2018, over 240 000 influenza detections across the WHO European Region have been reported.
Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
In 2016, 775 confirmed echinococcosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. Of these, 414 cases were reported as Echinococcus granulosus , 104 as Echinococcus multilocularis and 257 as unknown species.
Communicable disease threats report, 21-27 October 2018, Week 43
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 21-27 October 2018 and includes updates on cholera, West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease and influenza.
Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 8 infections linked to consumption of salmon products
A multi-country outbreak of 12 listeriosis cases caused by Listeria monocytogenes sequence type (ST) 8 has been identified through whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis in three EU/EEA countries: Denmark (6 cases), Germany (5) and France (1).